This marks the 5th straight year that Austin has earned such recognition. While these are exciting and vibrant times in the Austin area, all of that growth has also brought about an unprecedented surge in the number of vehicles and accidents on our roads.
A booming population has many benefits, from increased infrastructure to plentiful employment opportunities, but there can be some downsides as well. A recent rise in the number of car accidents taking place in and around Austin has also made headlines as the city struggles to catch up with the rising population. From minor injuries to major traffic incidents and fatalities, these accidents are taking on toll our city and residents.
In the event you have been involved in a car accident in Austin, contact an Austin car accident attorney immediately. Call Terry & Kelly, PLLC at 512-910-2000 for a free initial consultation and case review. We are an experienced and personal injury law firm that understands the unique circumstances revolving around Austin’s population growth and will work to vigorously defend your rights.
Pedestrians can be hit by motor vehicles even if they are taking all safety precautions, walking on the sidewalk, and only crossing at crosswalks with a walk signal. Always know what to do if this happens to you. According to the CDC, 5,977 pedestrians were killed in US traffic crashes in 2017, which equates […]
Car accidents usually happen quickly without much warning. They leave all involved parties shocked and caught off guard. Ultimately, this makes them vulnerable to saying things they wouldn’t usually say, or saying things that may inadvertently hurt their personal injury claim down the road. Being aware of what to say or what not to say […]